Tejay van Garderen Drops Out of Tour de France – New York Times

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MLB roundup: Royals top Cole, Pirates – STLtoday.com

Jarrod Dyson hit a two-run single in the eighth inning to lead the host Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night in an interleague game. Dyson scored later in the inning on Alcides Escobar?s single to put the Royals up 3-0, and they won for the 11th time […]

Europe to America: Your love of air-conditioning is stupid – The Washington Post – Washington Post (blog)

Europe to America: Your love of air-conditioning is stupid – The Washington Post – Washington Post (blog)

Jean-Philippe Hugues, left, fills a? store shelf with summer air conditioning products in Marseille, southern France, on July 3, where the temperature rose to? 89.6F. (Claude Paris/AP) The weather in Washington, D.C., and? Berlin, Germany, has?been pretty similar recently. There is one striking difference between the two capitals, though: Whereas many?Americans would probably never consider […]